Ming Dynasty tombs are located in two places. One is at the southern foot of Zhongshan Mountain in Nanjing, and is called Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum of Zhu Yuanzhang. The other is at the foot of Tianshou Mountain in north Changping, Beijing, where 13 emperors after Zhu Di are buried, and called the Ming Tombs. [Detail]
The stone relief combines painting, carving and architecture together, and it was usually carved on grave chambers, coffins and ancestral temples .[Detail]
Nanjing Yunjin tapestry dates back almost 1,600 years. The traditional Jacquard silk patterns are as various and as beautiful as the clouds in the sky, hence the name "Yunjin", which means "cloud-pattern brocade" in Chinese. [Detail]
Suzhou embroidery
Suzhou Embroidery has a history of more than 2500 years , known for its " delicacy , exquisiteness , elegance and conciseness " and honored as " China ' s Best Embroidery " and " National Treasure of China . ".When embroidering , artists make recreations that can realize better visual and artistic effects .[Detail]